Dr. Michael Francis, DC is the Wilmington DE Chiropractor for Peak Performance, with a focus on both Sports and Auto Injuries.

DC Education

December 5, 2018

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Today’s Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) must have at least 4-6 years of highly specialized graduate school training. They must pass four rigid national board examinations, and continuing education seminars must be completed for annual state license renewal. Through these measures, modern chiropractic has achieved recognition as a comprehensive, scientifically sound force among the health professions. The following is a comparison of basic requirements for MD’s and DC’s.

SubjectMedical Class HoursChiropractic Class Hours
Anatomy508540
Physiology326240
Pathology401360
Chemistry325165
Microbiology114120
Diagnosis324324
Neurology112320
X-ray148360
Psychiatry14460
Obstetrics14860
Orthopedics156210
TOTAL HOURS2,7063,065
GRAND TOTAL4,2484,485

NOTE: Classroom hours are based on the Association of American Medical Colleges Curriculum Directory (Vickie Ahari, Editor) and the Chiropractic College Admissions and Curriculum Directory (K. Magarian and K. McNamee, Editors). This information may be valuable to others who are misinformed about the nature of chiropractic education today.

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